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Natural History Museum of Utah (UMNH) Reptiles and Amphibians Collection
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Approximately half of the collection is from the Intermountain West, including early records of historical importance assembled by Angus Woodbury and his students. Later work by John Legler and students led to the development of major holdings from Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Australia, and one of the largest collections of turtle specimens in North America.
|Bounding Coordinates||South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]|
The collection includes 11 type specimens (4 holotypes and 7 paratypes) of reptiles.
|Start Date / End Date||1900-01-01 / 2000-01-01|